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Joint Declaration To Reduce Disaster Risks In China, Japan And Korea

Joint Declaration To Reduce Disaster Risks In China, Japan And Korea

A joint declaration was issued to reduce disaster risk and strengthen regional cooperation in China, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Singapore Implements Scheme To Bring Home Top Scientists

Singapore Implements Scheme To Bring Home Top Scientists

The RIEC announced on Friday S$330 million in funding for two new programs and a new scheme to bring home top Singaporean scientists.

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

Seven interesting and captivating articles from the October 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

China Reports First H7N9 Human Infection Since August

China Reports First H7N9 Human Infection Since August

A new laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with the H7N9 virus has been reported in east China’s Zhejiang Province.

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled for launch on October 28, has been delayed by one week.

US Astronomers Skip NASA Meeting To Protest China Exclusion

US Astronomers Skip NASA Meeting To Protest China Exclusion

Several prominent astronomers have decided to boycott a NASA conference in November after six Chinese researchers were barred from attending.

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In September 2013

Interesting and captivating articles of the month from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

Phil Baty: Power Shift From West To East In THE World Uni Rankings

Phil Baty: Power Shift From West To East In THE World Uni Rankings

Leading Asian universities are steadily catching up with their UK and US counterparts, says Phil Baty, rankings editor of Times Higher Education.

Thomson Reuters Reveals 2013 Nobel Laureate Predictions

Thomson Reuters Reveals 2013 Nobel Laureate Predictions

Thomson Reuters announced today its 2013 “Nobel class” Citation Laureates, which includes the teams that predicted the Higgs boson particle and developed modular click chemistry.

Technopreneurs In Singapore To Receive $50 Million Boost

Technopreneurs In Singapore To Receive $50 Million Boost

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean announced today a $50 million investment by the government into early stage tech start-ups based in Singapore.